Canon EOS M3 Vs Sony Alpha SLT-A57 Vs Nikon D5200 Comparison
ProductsEOS M3
Canon EOS M3
Alpha SLT-A57
Sony Alpha SLT-A57
D5200
Nikon D5200
Prices


Whirlwire Rating122691490613514
Video Features
FormatH.264
  • MP4
  • ACVHD
  • H.264
MP4
MicrophoneNone Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHX
  • SDXC
  • Memory Stick Duo
SD
Storage Slot Amount1 N/A N/A
Sensor
Max Resolution6000 x 4000 4912 x 3264 6000 x 4000
Image Ratio
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
3:2
Megapixels24.2 16.1 24.1
SizeAPS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeCMOS CMOS CMOS
ProcessorDIGIC 6 N/A EXPEED 3
Other ResolutionsN/A
  • 4912 x 2760
  • 3568 x 2368
  • 3568 x 2000
  • 2448 x 1624
  • 2448 x 1376
N/A
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0 3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels1,040,000 921,000 921,000
Touch Screen N/A N/A
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeElectronic (optional) Electronic Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder CoverageN/A 100% 95%
Viewfinder magnificationN/A 1.04 0.78x
Viewfinder resolutionN/A 1,440,000 N/A
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLP-E17 lithium-ion battery NP-FM500H battery Lithium-Ion EN-EL14
Battery Life (shots)250 550 660
Weight (grams)366 618 555
Dimensions111 x 68 x 44 mm 132 x 98 x 81 mm 129 x 98 x 78 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points49 15 39
Lens MountCanon EF-M Sony/Minolta Alpha Nikon F mount
Crop1.6x 1.5 1.5x
Image
ISO Range100-12800 100-16000 100-6400
ISO Minimum100 100 100
ISO Maximum25,600 25,600 25,600
White Balance Presets6 9 12
Custom White Balance
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Fine
  • Normal
Fine
Image StabilisationN/A N/A
Uncompressed FormatN/A RAW RAW
File FormatN/A N/A NEF
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Modes N/A N/A
Scene Modes N/A N/A
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)5.0 10.0 12.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Slow Synchro
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • High Speed Sync
  • Rear Curtain
  • Fill-in
  • Wireless
N/A
FPS4.2 12 5
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing 3 frames at 1/3 EV - 2/3 EV steps ±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Flash X Sync SpeedN/A 1/200 sec N/A
Timelapse RecordingN/A N/A
GPSN/A N/A Optional
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Wireless N/A N/A
Remote Control
Body Type
Body TypeRangefinder-style mirrorless Compact SLR Compact SLR
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